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May 27, 2014
Miscanthus, a relative of sugar cane that looks like bamboo, could be the Midwest’s next energy crop. It has already caught on in Europe where it is... more››
May 26, 2014
A new documentary, “Fed Up,” blames the obesity epidemic on sugar, and criticizes food companies and the U.S. government for how much children are... more››
May 23, 2014
Nebraska Public Power District says Nebraska needs a new power line, but the proposed path cuts right through the heart of the Sandhills. Some... more››
May 22, 2014
It’s springtime and many people are putting on their gardening gloves and planting some tomatoes or maybe tulips in their backyard. But there’s... more››
May 21, 2014
Last summer, four young journalists launched “Fly Over Me,” a long-form multimedia documentary project. They wanted to tell the stories of rural... more››
May 20, 2014
The number of people getting help for compulsive gambling in Nebraska shot up in the first quarter of 2014 after several years of gradual decline.... more››
May 19, 2014
Asian carp are an invasive fish taking over portions of American rivers like the Missouri and Mississippi. The only way to beat them may be to eat... more››
May 16, 2014
In Nebraska, Latinos make up 9 percent of the state’s population and that share is increasing. But among voters, Latinos have one of the lowest... more››
May 15, 2014
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is proposing to allow beef imports from certain sections of Brazil, despite the South American country’s... more››
May 14, 2014
In a six-way primary, Nebraska Republicans nominated Omaha businessman Pete Ricketts for governor. Meanwhile, former University of Nebraska Regent... more››